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authorsajolida <sajolida@pimienta.org>2016-07-05 17:35:19 +0000
committersajolida <sajolida@pimienta.org>2016-07-05 17:35:19 +0000
commitf644869df7c531e6d72995731aadcd114cc830b5 (patch)
tree192ea48e48cc0cd50413c2c78ad60f8dad50a0f6
parent34e2223c114067a0602ad0fa3380ea1803bf9332 (diff)
Merge non-removable USB sticks in a dedicated section (#10731)
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diff --git a/wiki/src/support/known_issues.mdwn b/wiki/src/support/known_issues.mdwn
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+++ b/wiki/src/support/known_issues.mdwn
@@ -14,14 +14,20 @@ start|doc/first_steps/bug_reporting#does_not_start]].
Problematic USB sticks
----------------------
-<a id="sandisk"></a>
+<a id="non-removable"></a>
+
+### Non-removable USB sticks
+
+Some USB sticks are configured by their manufacturer as non-removable.
+As a consequence, Tails fails to start on them and displays the
+following error message:
-### SanDisk
+ /bin/sh: can't access tty; job control turned off
+ (initramfs)
+
+<a id="sandisk"></a>
-Many SanDisk USB sticks are configured by the
-manufacturer as a fixed disk, and not as a removable disk. As a consequence,
-they require removing the `live-media=removable` boot parameter, which [[is
-dangerous|doc/first_steps/bug_reporting/tails_does_not_start#entirely]].
+#### SanDisk
* SanDisk Cruzer Edge 8GB
* SanDisk Cruzer Extreme USB 3.0 16GB, 32GB and 64GB
@@ -41,18 +47,22 @@ comply with this certification will have the Windows 8 logo on their packaging.
If a flash drive does not have the Windows 8 logo on its packaging, then that
drive will function as a removable disk and should work with Tails.
-See also [[!tails_ticket 6397]].
+#### Staples Relay
+
+* Staples Relay USB 2.0 16GB
+
+### Other problematic USB sticks
<a id="pny"></a>
-### PNY
+#### PNY
When installing Tails, PNY USB sticks have problems with the constant write load
and are prone to failure.
<a id="aegis"></a>
-### Aegis
+#### Aegis
* Aegis Secure Key USB 2.0
@@ -62,10 +72,6 @@ During the boot process, USB is briefly powered off, that causes Aegis hardware-
This USB stick doesn't start Tails at all, the USB 2.0 workaround is not working for that hardware.
-### Other vendors
-
-* Staples Relay USB 2.0 16GB, suffers from the same problem as [[some SanDisk USB sticks|known_issues#sandisk]].
-
Acer Travelmate 8573T-254G50M
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